FlexNet Manager Suite 1-Day Advanced License Management Training

Course Overview

Flexera Software provides 1-day instructor-led advanced license management and publisher specific courses to help manage complex licensing for different software publishers. These courses can be delivered as on-site training at your location, or as virtual public training classes. The virtual class allows students to attend from wherever they are as long as they have an internet connection, and in some cases, a phone.

To register for these courses, you should have a basic knowledge of the FlexNet Manager Suite as covered in the FlexNet Manager Suite Administration course (FNM-1200) or comparable experience with FlexNet Manager Suite. These courses cover the logic and advanced configuration options available in FlexNet Manager Suite that are designed to handle complex license models and volume purchase programs. Each Publisher Specific class will cover the license complexities unique to that publisher along with license types for that publisher and how to configure each license type and apply the specific Product Use Rights for each license.

To register for an upcoming virtual class, click the Register button on this page. On the Training Registration page, search for classes by selecting “FlexNet Manager Suite” in the Product list dropdown.

Course Outlines

1-day FNM-1375: Managing the FlexNet Manager Suite Inventory Agent

The following training modules cover the 1-day virtual training agenda for anything and everything to do with the FlexNet Manager Suite inventory agent. This includes covering when and why to use the Flexnet Inventory agent over an existing inventory tool, as well as using a command line inventory locally or remotely as well as installing the full inventory agent, and comparing the pros and cons of each method of inventory collection

Collect Initial Inventory

  • Choosing the Right Inventory Tool
  • Introduction to Inventory with FNMS
  • 3rd Party Inventory Imports from Beacons
  • Command Line Inventory
  • Inventory from Spreadsheets

Deploy and Manage the FlexNet Inventory Agent

  • Installing or Adopting the Agent
  • Unix-Linux Agent Support
  • Troubleshooting the Agent

Remote Execution Inventory with FNMS

  • Remote Execution Inventory Rules
  • Troubleshooting Remote Execution Rules

1-day FNM-1385: Upgrading & Migrating to FNMS 2017 and Beyond

The following training modules cover the 1-day virtual training agenda which covers migrating to the latest version of FlexNet Manager Suite from version 9.3 and earlier, or to perform a simpler upgrade from version 2014 and beyond.

Upgrading FlexNet Manager Suite On-Premises

  • Upgrade Considerations
  • Prepare for your Upgrade
  • Upgrade FNMS
  • Post Upgrade Verification

1-day FNM-1400: FlexNet Manager Suite Advanced Licensing Tips and Tricks

The following training modules cover the 1-day virtual training agenda for advanced licensing tips and tricks to better understand and control the license reconciliation process for a more accurate license position using the Flexera Software’s FlexNet Manager Suite. The class will cover advanced license configuration topics used to configure your license position with FNMS.

FNM-1410 License Reconciliation Overview (License Metrics)

  • Intro to License Reconciliation
  • License Entitlement Logic
  • Which License to Consume

FNM-1420 Virtual and Cloud Technologies in FNMS

  • Virtual Machines
  • Hardware Partitions
  • Virtual Clusters
  • Applications in the Cloud
  • Application and Desktop Virtualization

FNM-1440 Advanced License Configuration

  • License Priority
  • License Exemptions
  • Scoping a License
  • Users on a Computer
  • Asset Configuration
  • License Allocation

FNM-1460 Advanced Compliance Scenarios

  • EULAs (and you thought WinZip was easy)
  • Suites and Bundles
  • Group Assignments on a License

FNM-1439 Bundle Licenses in FNMS (Optional)

  • What is a License Bundle and Why Should I Care
  • The Mechanics of a Bundle License
  • Microsoft and IBM Examples

1-day FNM-1520: Advanced Microsoft Licensing with FNMS

The following training modules cover the 1-day instructor-led training agenda which focuses on managing Microsoft contracts and licenses in the Flexera Software’s FlexNet Manager Suite. The class assumes the student will have a thorough understanding of managing licenses, and would have attended the Operations training and/or Advanced Licensing classes.

Collecting Inventory for Microsoft Licensing

  • Microsoft Inventory Requirements
  • SQL Server Discovery and Inventory
  • CAL Usage Inventory Collection
  • Microsoft Office 365 Inventory Collection

Microsoft Licensing with FlexNet Manager Suite

  • Overview of Microsoft Licensing
  • Microsoft Volume Agreements
  • Microsoft Licensing Examples
  • Establishing a Baseline License Position from an MLS

Office 365 in FNMS

  • Managing Office 365 in FNMS
  • Collecting Office 365 Inventory
  • Office 365 Licensing

CALs in FNMS

  • Overview of CAL Licensing in FNMS
  • CAL Usage Inventory Collection
  • CAL Licensing
  • CAL Reporting

1-day FNM-1530: Advanced Oracle Licensing with FNMS

The following training modules cover the 1-day instructor-led training agenda which focuses on managing Oracle contracts and licenses in the Flexera Software’s FlexNet Manager Suite. The class assumes the student will have a thorough understanding of managing licenses, and would have attended the Operations training and/or Advanced Licensing classes.

How to Collect Inventory for Oracle Licensing

  • Oracle Inventory Requirements
  • Oracle Discovery and Inventory

Oracle Licensing with FNMS

  • Oracle licensing complexities
  • Oracle processor license
  • Oracle named user license
  • Oracle options

1-day FNM-1550: Advanced IBM Licensing with FNMS

The following training modules cover the 1-day instructor-led training agenda which focuses on managing IBM contracts and licenses in the Flexera Software’s FlexNet Manager Suite. The class assumes the student will have a thorough understanding of managing licenses, and would have attended the Operations training and/or Advanced Licensing classes.

How to Collect Inventory for IBM Licensing

  • IBM Inventory Requirements
  • Discovery and Inventory of IBM

IBM Licensing with FNMS

  • Terminology of IBM Licensing
  • Understanding IBM Subscription & Support (S&S) Licensing
  • IBM Licensing Complexities
  • Common IBM Products
  • FlexNet Manager Suite for IBM
  • IBM User-Based Licensing
  • IBM Points-Based Licensing (PVU, RVU, UVU)
  • IBM Sub-Capacity Licensing
  • Replacing ILMT with FlexNet Manager Suite for Sub capacity Licensing
  • Microsoft and IBM Examples

Bundle Licenses in FNMS

  • What is a License Bundle and Why Should I Care
  • The Mechanics of a Bundle License
  • Microsoft and IBM Examples

To receive more information, please email education@flexerasoftware.com.